Last weekend I taught at The Makerie Sewing in Colorado. Everyone who attended had a wonderful time.
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Lately, I’ve become obsessed with smocking. Not the old school style, but newer approaches.
I love chambray. I wear it, I dress my kid and my husband in it, and I never seem to get tired of it. Did you know that chambray, like denim, was originally used only for workwear and wasn’t generally … Continue reading
Flounces are enormously popular in fashion right now. Balenciaga, Gucci, Givenchy, Giambattista Valli, and Chloe all showed big, exuberant ruffles for spring. I’ve been collecting magazine tear sheets featuring flounces because I think it’s amazing how popular they are right … Continue reading
I’ve been speeding through some sewing recently, testing the spring patterns and making a few things for S and for myself at the same time, and this has started me thinking about strategies for efficient sewing. My personal sewing time … Continue reading
A little while ago on the Oliver + S discussion forums, one of the members introduced a topic that I thought was very interesting and timely. She mentioned that she had been doing some research on her family and had … Continue reading
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